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Bing Translator App For Windows Phone Gets Big Upgrade Bing Translator App For Windows Phone Gets Big Upgrade
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Microsoft announced a new Translator App for Windows Phone, powered by Bing. “The world is a melting pot of culture and languages,” a spokesperson for Microsoft tells WebProNews. “And now with your trusted Windows Phone, you can face new countries …

Google’s Mobile CPC Message: Give It Time Google’s Mobile CPC Message: Give It Time

Google released its Q1 earnings report on Thursday, which included another quarter of decline in cost-per-click, an area which has drawn concern from shareholders and analysts since this happened last quarter. In Q4, the decline was 8%. This time it …

Google Cost Per Click: Larry Page “Very Bullish” On Mobile Google Cost Per Click: Larry Page “Very Bullish” On Mobile

Google released its Q1 earnings report today. Average cost-per-click, the company reported (which includes clicks related to ads served on Google sites and the sites of Network members), decreased 12% over the first quarter of 2011 and 6% over the …

Google Earnings This Week: Will Mobile Be A Problem? Google Earnings This Week: Will Mobile Be A Problem?

There is concern among investors that Google is generating too many mobile ad clicks, but not enough revenue from them. Google will release its earnings report this week, and it seems Wall Street isn’t sure how much improvement to expect …

Max Payne Goes Mobile On April 12th

One of the classic third-person shooters from the early 2000s is making its way to your mobile devices. Neo-noir classic Max Payne is coming to your iOS and Android devices this month. iOS users will be getting the game a …

Larry Page Posts Huge Letter About Google’s Direction Larry Page Posts Huge Letter About Google’s Direction
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Google CEO Larry Page has posted a new update on the company’s focus in a nice, lengthy letter on the Google Investor Relations page. On Google+,Page writes: [I]t’s been just over a year since I became CEO again. Instead of …

Facial Recognition: Cool or Creepy? Facial Recognition: Cool or Creepy?

Remember all the technology in movies such as Minority Report? At the time, it seemed so bizarre and futuristic, but some of it is beginning to seep into society. I’m talking about the phenomenon of facial recognition.

What Will the FTC’s Privacy Framework Do? What Will the FTC’s Privacy Framework Do?

When the Federal Trade Commission released its final report on privacy last week, it made several recommendations for the future of privacy. Thus far, it has received both praise and criticism for the framework it laid out.

How to Develop a Next-Generation Mobile Strategy How to Develop a Next-Generation Mobile Strategy
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According to an IDC forecast, by 2015 more U.S. Internet users will access the Internet through mobile devices than through PCs or other desktop devices. As smartphones begin to outsell simpler feature phones, and as tablet sales continue to explode, …

Optimizing A Site For Mobile: Google Provides 70 Minutes Worth Of Tips Optimizing A Site For Mobile: Google Provides 70 Minutes Worth Of Tips
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Google has posted a pair of webinars from its “GoMo” campaign, which is an initiative to get people to create mobile-friendly sites. One of the webinars is for advertisers and one is for publishers. They both include tips and case …

Facebook Open Sources Ringmark To Make Mobile Browsers Better Facebook Open Sources Ringmark To Make Mobile Browsers Better
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When Facebook first filed for its IPO, it was clear, reading through the company’s risk factors that the company has a lot of vulnerability in the mobile department, though it has certainly been working hard to change that. In late …

Apps Can Help You Positively Connect With Customers Apps Can Help You Positively Connect With Customers

People love their apps. Studies show that 70% of mobile users have over ten apps. Some peole have over 50. How can this benefit you as a business person? If you represent a company, over half of your customers are …

Disney Announces Mobile Game Apps
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If you check out Apple’s App store or Google Play you will notice a striking lack of games from Disney. The company has come out with the hit Where’s my Water, but that was pretty recently, and it doesn’t include …

Developers Prefer Google Over Facebook … Do You? Developers Prefer Google Over Facebook … Do You?
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With Facebook’s nearly 900 million users and over 425 million mobile, it seems pretty clear that it would be the leader in social mobile development, right? Wrong. A new study from Appcelerator and the International Data Corporation (IDC) found that developers are more interested in Google than Facebook.

Highlight CEO: We Have the Potential to Be the Next Twitter, Foursquare Highlight CEO: We Have the Potential to Be the Next Twitter, Foursquare
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Ambient social networking is taking the world by storm as startups such as Highlight are beginning to resonate with people. In case “ambient social networking” is new to you, it is a location phenomenon that runs silently in the background …

Google Maps 6.5 For Android Looks So Fresh & So Clean Google Maps 6.5 For Android Looks So Fresh & So Clean

If you totalled up the distance of every set of directions that Google Maps has produced for Android users, you’d have about 50 billion kilometers’ worth of directions. According to a post on Google Mobile Blog, that’s on par with …

Google On Managing Mobile Search Campaigns Google On Managing Mobile Search Campaigns

Google posted what it considers to be best practices for managing mobile campaigns, and some specific instructions for using DoubleClick Search to do so, on its DoubleClick Advertiser blog. Google says to create separate campaigns for each platform you’re targeting, …

New Urbanspoon iPhone App Goes Beyond Slot Machine Feature New Urbanspoon iPhone App Goes Beyond Slot Machine Feature

Urbanspoon has completely redone its iPhone app. While it still features its signature slot machine-like shaking feature, it goes far beyond that now, potentially making it more competitive with other apps people use to find places to eat. The new …

Pay With Square Replaces Square Card Case As PayPal Is Now “Here” Pay With Square Replaces Square Card Case As PayPal Is Now “Here”

Last May, Square unveiled an app called Card Case, which included a mobile tab system, where users could set up tabs at various places and order their purchases with automatic payments. Now, the app, available for iOS and Android, has …

Facebook Open Graph Helped Foodspotting Grow Facebook Open Graph Helped Foodspotting Grow

Facebook Open Graph has helped app developers implement Facebook features like Timeline into their apps. It also apparently drives up traffic in crazy numbers. Today’s success story comes from Foodspotting, the number one app for finding delicious food around you. …

How To Make A Mobile-Friendly Site, According To Google How To Make A Mobile-Friendly Site, According To Google
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Google has uploaded a video of a 30-minute talk from Google Engage For Agencies, about making mobile-friendly websites. Google’s Shane Cassells discusses four benefits of the mobile web over apps: easier to find (through search, blogs, Twitter and links in …